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Kirkstall Abbey

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Address: Abbey Road, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
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+44 113 378 4079

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Visit Abbey and river walk

Great place to visit when the weather is good.Really great place to walk around and get information leaflet from entrance which also has a shop. Plenty of grass for a picnic and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit when the weather is good.Really great place to walk around and get information leaflet from entrance which also has a shop. Plenty of grass for a picnic and to let the kids run wild.Then if you still have the energy there is a path that runs along side the river Ayr which makes a great walk.There... More 

Thank fraka43
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grounds of the Abbey and the Abbey are beautiful to see and walk around its a lovely place with a lot of history. We had a great time walking round and taking in all the sights.

Thank JaneGoddard
Umea, Sweden
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there after the abbey was closed but it really didn't matter since the area and park around it is so beautiful to stroll through.

Thank Jossa92
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a family afternoon in the lovely ground having visited the deli market. It is always clean and tidy there. A good family environment.

Thank 63Sunshine836
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where do i start about Kirkstall abbey ? its a very nice place to walk a round . its a nice walk . the grounds of the abbey are lovely & you get a nice view of the river Aire

Thank elainelang71
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best parks in leeds. Love it. It has a nice river beside it which gives you a great feeling of the nature. You can feed the ducks. Has remains of a big old Abbey which is open to go in from 10- 4pm. A small play area for children is inside. Tow old rabbits in the shop.... More 

Thank Halima A
Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent selection of food and craft stalls all locally sourced. Easy parking (no additional cost) and lovely tea room.

Thank W9615NMsue
Leeds, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kirskstall Abbey is a lovely place to visit, especially in the Spring / Summer time. The main attraction is of course, the glorious Abbey ruins, steeped in history but also be sure to spend some time in the surrounding area and relax in the park or stroll along the river. The ruins are free to explore and the park is... More 

Thank rachietown
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

A great afternoon out in the Easter sunshine, free car park across the road, the Abbey House museum is near the car park and has a nice cafe selling a selection of sandwiches, jacket potatoes and cakes, we resisted the temptation of cakes and had a cappuccino and tea, lovely coffee. The grounds around the Abbey are nice to wander... More 

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to visit especially in the summer. Steeped in history and the grounds are ideal for a picnic. Overall a great free experience.

1 Thank lesleypresley

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